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Mothers of babies afflicted by Zika fight poverty, despair

By: Reuters | Recife (brazil) | Published: October 17, 2018 6:29:51 pm In Angola, dozens of babies born with microcephaly since 2017 appear linked to the same strain of Zika that hit Latin America. (Source: File Photo) Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases ...

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VIDEO: No Durga Puja celebration is complete without Shorshe Maach; here’s the recipe

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 17, 2018 5:45:45 pm Durga Puja is practically incomplete without a delicious bowl of mustard fish. Kolkata’s street food culture is all about phuchka, rolls, cutlets, ghugni, and jhal muri, and Durga Puja is the time when people go crazy. But what the Bengalis ...

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Maha Navami 2018: Best SMS, wishes, quotes and images to send on Whatsapp | art and culture

Maha Navami is one of the most significant days of the nine days if Navaratri. This year, Maha Navami will be observed on October 18, 2018. This day marks the final day of the long-drawn battle between Goddess Durga and Mahishasura, who was defeated by her on the 10th day ...

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How to Get Fit When You Feel Lazy and Unmotivated

“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” ~Jin Ryun Can I be brutally honest with you for a moment? I was the “fat kid” growing up, and I’ve struggled to find the motivation to lose weight and lead a healthy lifestyle my whole life. I ...

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Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

By: Reuters | Chicago, Luanda | Published: October 17, 2018 11:11:39 am Cula is one of at least 72 babies born with microcephaly in Angola between February 2017 and May 2018, suspected victims of an emerging Zika outbreak. (Representational image) Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled ...

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Travel light, here are the best packing tips every traveller should know | travel

Whether you’re a frequent traveller or someone who likes the one long trip per year routine, packing for travel can be tricky. While the pursuit of wanderlust is real, it comes with its own set of problems: what to pack, how many dresses are too many and do you really ...

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These fruit smoothies will counter attack your hunger pangs throughout the day

Written by Ashima Goyal Siraj | New Delhi | Updated: October 17, 2018 6:00:16 am Try these fruit smoothie for your morning breakfast. Fruit smoothies are a fun way of having different types of fruits for breakfast. Depending on the season you can create delicious combinations of breakfast smoothies. They ...

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Northern Irish writer Anna Burns wins 2018 Booker Prize for ‘Milkman’

By: PTI | London | Published: October 17, 2018 4:48:30 am Writer Anna Burns smiles after she was presented with the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2018 by Britain’s Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall during the prize’s 50th year at the Guildhall in London. (Reuters) Author Anna Burns has won ...

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In the Home of Nature

Published: October 17, 2018 12:57:19 am The Durga Puja pandals at Chittaranjan Park. Photo by Nabeela Paniyath Sameer Dutta, president of Co-operative Ground Durga Puja Samiti at Chittaranjan Park, does not have a moment to spare — the decorators want his advice on the last-minute touch-ups, the priest wants lotus ...

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The Call of the Sprawl

Written by Pooja Pillai | Updated: October 17, 2018 12:20:27 am Photograph from the exhibition “Mumbai Suburbia: Urban Environment in Crisis”. Almost every cliche about Mumbai centres on the fact that this is a city of contrasts — slums versus high rises, glamour versus grime, the vastness of the sea ...

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